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A sea change for technical education
14 July 2020
A sea change for technical education as investment in skills prioritised in the Treasury’s ‘Plan for Jobs’ and promised ‘a major shift.
Response to the Chancellor’s statement
8 July 2020
Dr Neil Bentley-Gockmann OBE, CEO of WorldSkills UK welcomed the fact that young people were at the heart of the Government’s plans for the recovery.
Back to the future as regeneration plan takes off
2 July 2020
High quality digital skills will be ‘absolutely critical’ in the UK’s bid to attract foreign investment and help heal economic ravages of the Covid crisis.
Partnering with industry to build world-class standards
29 June 2020
Paul Doran, Lecturer at Southern Regional College and WorldSkills UK Training Manager, Wall and Floor Tiling, explains how he's delivering world-class training during lockdown.
Teaching Tom new skills
23 June 2020
Our Volunteer and Alumni Manager Thomas Shirt explains how new 'Teach Tom' online tutorials are helping to inspire young people to learn about different careers.
We need to go further, faster on inclusion
19 June 2020
Our new data-driven approach to tracking diversity and inclusion in our work is helping shape our thinking on what specifically we can do next.
We’re driving economic recovery in West Midlands with world-class skills
18 June 2020
We have been working with colleges, training providers and employers throughout the West Midlands to provide support and opportunities for apprentices and students.
Sharing our world-class skills
17 June 2020
Chris Herron explains how our new 'Skill with me' masterclasses help to share our world-class insights from international WorldSkills competitions.
Careers Advice in the time of Corona
12 June 2020
Vicky Parting, Education and Development Manager, explains how our popular Careers Advice Toolkit is helping young people with employability skills and information during the pandemic.
New digital resources launched to boost young people’s skill set and mindset
9 June 2020
We’re proud to launch our new digital resources to enable more young people and educators, benefit from our insights from our international medal-winning training.
Our valuable volunteers
2 June 2020
In National Volunteers' Week, WorldSkills UK Volunteer and Alumni Manager Thomas Shirt celebrates the charity’s volunteers and explains why they make such a vital contribution.
Delivering world-class plumbing and heating training during a pandemic
14 May 2020
Ronnie Ferris, WorldSkills UK Training Manager for Plumbing and Heating explains how he gets competitors ready for international competition and how he's had to adapt.
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